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. it was already in a regularly scheduled outage, but u.s. nuclear regulators say that they're continuing to monitor the situation there. now, the death toll, there are at least 13 confirmed fatalities because of this storm so far. that number, of course, could rise especially as this cleanup and recovery effort heads into the early morning hours. i'm chris jansing. you are watching msnbc's continuing live coverage of superstorm sandy. we are going to be live throughout the night. we have reporters all across the region. and msnbc meteorologist bill karins on hand here in new york. now, as of 11:30 pennsylvania's utility company reported more than 1 million people were without power in that state. the "associated press" reports that's about 20% of the state's electric customers. joining me now is philadelphia mayor michael nutter. mayor, it's good to talk to you again. we've been talking about how fluid the situation is. you and i talked about two hours ago. since then i understand one person was killed after a tree fell on a house in berks county. what's going on in philly? >> in philade
. they want more teachers. he's articulating those kinds of goals but he has used to provide any way of getting there. the policy remains the same way on taxes. 20% across the board. nothing has really changed. he's just sort of taking this shortcut. and his opponent didn't call him on it. >> let's listen to this moment yet on "meet the press" which is about the tax issue and what's changed on it with romney. >> you've got to look carefully at how romney's structure, what he said is something that frankly true supply siders don't necessarily love. but it's good politics. he said i will close enough deductions that wealthy americans will not get a net tax cut. >> standing on the stage with you in arizona. this is what mitt romney said. number one i said today we're going to cut taxes on everyone across the country by 20% including the top 1%. mr. speaker, you mentioned that your opponent mitt romney had a problem with being dishonest in the primary. was he dishonest when he said that? >> i think it's clearly changed. >> dishonest? oh, he's clearly changed. >> i love that moment with n
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impossible to keep up. that does it for us tonight. we will >> president obama is now the first president to vote early which has inspired me to be the first cable anchor to vote early right here on his show tomorrow night. i have 24 more hours of being undecided. >> the romney campaign is in the lead down the stretch. >> when i'm elected. >> our campaign is gaping. >> here is the thing, trust matters. >> our campaign is gaining. >> when i'm elected. >> we are going to win on november 6th. >> time magazine has the president up by five points. >> we are going to win by the way. our campaign is gaining. >> obama has the advantage electorally. >> we are going to win on november 6th. >> here is the thing trust matters. >> what he said was crazy. >> life is a gift from god. even when life begins in that horrible situation from rape. >> if it is a legitimate rape the female body has ways to shut that down. >> i'm going to lose my mind. >> tonight team romney is saying that they have the momentum but some are saying no, he doesn't. >> i might say if the election were held today the pre
at this new ad they're using. >> the stuff some folks are saying about president obama sounds kind of familiar. the same people said my ideas would destroy jobs and they called me every name in the book. well, we created 22 million new jobs and turned deficits into surpluses. president obama has got it right. we should invest in middle class education. and pay down our debt and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. sound familiar? >> it's so true that in 1993, when president clinton was passing his first budget, that everybody republican speech says this will kill jobs and the economy. >> exactly. and i think it fits with the closing argument here which is barack obama is steady. the people you trust in the economy like bill clinton are steady and the plan is steady. in manile ways it's the same plan that democrats have used and has worked before. one of the funniest thing from romney land, he was holding it up in people's camp there's nothing new in here, because in romney world, 14 days out of an election, you should be bringing up brand new ideas or proposals because that's what they do.
chris matthews will be in denver. steve schmidt and many others will all be helping us bring you the big show. starting at 8:00 p.m. eastern >>> can mitt romney win the debate tonight? yes and i will show him how to do that. will he win? this is mitt romney we're talking about. what are the odds of him taking my advice. >> both presidential candidates battening down the hatches. >> who's going to bring the dynamite to denver. >> only with an day to go. >> the great debate. >> the rocky mountain showdown. >> 350e78 want to know who's going to win. >> who's going to score the punches. >> what you need is sin certifity, if you can fake that you can do everything. >> mitt romney tried to show his empathy. >> i don't think there's anything that shows more empathy. >> i'm sfriesed it took him that long to get there. he didn't spend enough time in the middle. >> romney's task is more difficult. >> romney's task is more difficult. >> he has to introduce himself to the american people. >> how many times can you reintroduce yourself. >> i'm mitt romney, i'm mitt romney, i'm mitt romney
. >> as some of you know i went to school here in new york. i had a wonderful experience here. >> i used to love walking through central park loved to go to old yankee stadium the house that ruth build. although he really did not build that. i hope everybody is aware of that. >> text book example. a sense of humor is when you can make jokes about yourself. you need a sense of humor for that. >> that line is out of his campaign speech. and he turns it on himself to great effect i thought. >> chris matthews was not the only huge tv star who was mentioned by president obama. he was very proud to announce and endorsement he got from another tv star. let's hear that. >> and we are getting to that time when folks are making up their minds. just the other day honey boo boo endorsed me. so that was a big relief. ultimately though tonight is not about the disagreements governor romney and i may have. it is what we have in common beginning with our unusual names. actually mitt is his middle name. i wish i could use my middle name. >> i thought that was one of his great lines. >> could romney ever
that. it is important to call us and contact us like you are doing right now. >> after we called, they did remove that outgoing message all together. no rush. it is not like we are in election season or anything. don't rush. you guys. it is time for the last word with lawrence o'donnell. >> president obama woke up to this headline this morning in denver. as did the rest of us. and then guess who decided to go out and do something with this headline today? that is right. president obama. and we have breaking news from mitt romney who just appeared on fox news and tried to rewrite this comments about 47% of america. >> a new mitt romney took the stage last night. >> first of all i don't have a $5 trillion tax cut. i don't have a tax cut. >> really? is that so? >> across the board for all american. >> 20% across the board. >> by 20%. >> i don't have a $5 trillion tax cut i don't have a tax cut. >> if you want to be president you owe the american people the truth. >> i will repeal obamacare. >> the best course for health care is to do what we did in my state. >> he is saying he would
're whining about the use of this talking point because i think what people took away from the debate were two things. that the president didn't do very well and big bird. those were the two big take aways. it was a long, technical, boring debate. it was the only line that really stood out and frankly it makes sense to use as an emblem of how mitt romney will not give any reasonable specifics about his plan. if you are giving a $5 trillion tax cut, how are you going to pay for it? and the only two things he could name in that debate were repealing obama care and cutting funding for pbs and big bird. >> he was on cnn tonight and he was asked about the specifics of the tax cuts, so i'm sure he must have -- let's just see. >> well, i'm not going to layout a piece of legislation here because i intend to work together with republicans and democrats in congress. >> oh, okay. so, he's prepared to layout half a piece of legislation which is i will cut all tax rates by 20%. there's another half of the legislation which i must not speak of. >> right. >> then why mention that other half? why mention the
it for us tonight. now it's time for a special live, friday night, campaign edition of "the last word" with lawrence o'donnell. have a great weekend. >>> live from new york. it's friday night. that's right, a special friday post-debate edition of "the last word." you have not yet heard everything you need to hear about the debate, including how we should change the rules of presidential debates. >> it's about time governor romney takes some responsibility. >> pile up the dynamite and light the fuse. >> a fierce and loyal attack dog for president obama. >> make no mistake about that. >> the vice president is passionate. >> when you're passionate and you're right, you've got to talk. >> joe biden aets performance dominated the stage last night. >> now you're jack kennedy. >> as he went on offense against paul ryan. >> joe was definitely joe. >> it's about time they take some responsibility here. >> i'm not into man fights. >> mr. ryan said last night to governor romney was a car guy. well, if they had an elevator stack i guess he was. >> today the campaigning continues the post debate c
. they will thank you for it and you really will have done a great and useful thing. now it's time for "the last word with lawrence o'donnell." have a great night. >>> new jersey's republican governor chris christie has a new best friend. president obama. >> hurricane sandy bearing down on the entire eastern seaboard. bearing down on 60 million people across at least a dozen states. from delaware to north carolina. new york and new jersey. >> this was a devastating storm. >> in atlantic city part of the famous boardwalk washed away. >> ground zero, flood water is rushing into the construction site. >> many homes completely covered. >> massive six-alarm fire in new york's borough of queens. >> 3 feet of snow in parts of west virginia. >> 7.8 million people without power. >> flights are canceled. subways are shutdown. >> the federal government is closed. the new york stock exchange is closed. >> we're a week from election day. >> just seven days to go. >> i don't give a damn about election day. >> this storm is not yet over. >> the president has been all over this. he deserves great credit. >> the
and that's jobs and the opportunity to help with themselves. >> stick with this guy. he will move us forward. >> i'm barack obama and i approved this message. >> here's what the star of the highest rated daytime show among young women had to say about mitt romney today. >> governor romney was supposed to be on with us this thursday with ann romney, we were looking forward to it. over the weekend, his people said that he had scheduling problems and would not be come on with us, nor at this point did he feel that he could reschedule. >> mitt romney actually explained months ago why he's afraid of going on "the view." >> "the view" is high risk because five women on it only one is conservative four are sharp tongued and not conservative. >> this weekend paul ryan made a desperate attempt to show how much he cares for 47%. but it was a little too desperate. he dropped by an ohio soup kitchen for a photo op. the president of the charity told "the washington post" today. we are apolitical because the funding is from donations. it is strictly in our bylaws not to do it. the photo op they di
of woman. >> they brought us binders. >> binders. >> binders. >> binders full of women. >> the president talked about women as bread winners. >> we don't have to collect a bin much of binders to find qualified, talented young women. >> and governor romney talked about them as resumes in binders. >> both candidates and their wing men. >> in three of the most politically value battle ground states. >> we've got 20 days go to. >> i think it hangs in the balance. >> mr. romney shooting himself in the foot that was frequently in his mouth\. >> he can't help it, he was born with a silver foot in his mouth. >>> with just 20 days until election, president obama is now feeling better about the debates. >> we had our second presidential debate last night, and you know, i'm still trying to get the hang of this thing. but as bee saw last night, the five-point plan really boils down to one point. folks at the very top get to play by a different set of rules than you do. the we cannot grow this economy from the top down. we grow it from the middle out. we're not going backwards, we're going forward. t
, to not get annoyed at the lack of searsneriousness an lack of actual facts. so i think most of us at this point are expecting, romney can have a mediocre performance and i think he will get good spin the next day. >> steve, the romney campaign is up against another difficulty in the poll which is the public's actual expectation at this point. the "washington post" poll shows that among likely voters, 55% of them expect president obama to win the debate. 31% expect mitt romney to win the debate. and presumably that expectation will color the way those viewers watch that debate. >> yeah. it could. i mean, maybe this is the one risk maybe the biggest risk for the obama campaign that if the bar is set that high, if there's sort of an even match, if romney kind of holds his own, isn't clearly blown out of the water or anything like that, that people say he exceeded expectations. so what looked like a draw ends up being interpreted by the viewers or the media, or if the media is looking to sell the horse race angles, maybe they start portraying the draw as a romney win. the expectations
-term u.s. senator, the sixth youngestist senator ever elected to the body. vice president in 2008 largely on the strength of his debating performances. not like he won a bunch of primary and a funny thing happens with joe biden in between where people got this onion inflected impression of him as a guy washing his transam in the white house parking lot and what biden is about at and what he is unable to counter is he wields authority well. i have known bb for 35 years. i was best friends and in the room and that for a guy that looks even younger than he is like ryan was devastating. >> let's listen to joe biden talking about romney's 47%. >> these are the folks who talk about 47% of the american people being unwilling to take responsibility. 82% of them pay their payroll taxes and other taxes and at an effective rate higher than romney pays his taxes. over 10% of them are senior citizens on social security. the rest are disabled vets and veterans and military personnel fighting now. that's the 47%. the 47%, this nation depends on to build this country. folks, it's about time governor romn
promise. and she told us it would be compassioned to have a parade in new york. as of yet tonight there's still no parade in the works. but i can tell you that sergeant willis is home from iraq and afghanistan and he and his family are here tonight with us watching this show in this very room. welcome home, look you're on tv. it is really cool to have you guys here and it is the best new thing in our world today. that does it for us tonight. now it's time for friday night election edition of "the last word" with lawrence o'donnell. >>> tonight, dr. obama says mitt romney has a bad case of romnesia and dr. biden says romnesia is contagious. >> just 18 days. >> three days until the third and final presidential debate. >> backtracking, side stepping. >> every time he opened his mouth on foreign policy, he does make a misstep. >> so much to redistribute. >> we're not in a position to start to call who has the most definite edge here. >> maybe many days after the polls close. >> remove funding for planned parenthood. >> if you really want to make a choice, those choices are about repro
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